A study by Celent Communications has ranked SimCorp and its SimCorp Dimension portfolio management system number one in Europe. In the study, ‘Ranking the Vendors of Portfolio Management Systems 2003’, Celent rated leading vendors based on functionality, ease of use, ease of implementation and quality of customer service. Participating firms were required to discuss strategic and product issues, demonstrate the system and provide client references. From the results that were derived from these interviews and from discussions with market participants, SimCorp was ranked number one overall in Europe. Its system also had the highest rating in risk management components and in pre/post-trade compliance.
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